Tuesday 11 January 1949
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Netherton and [Frederick] Dennis.
Golden Boy, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
while The Egyptian by Mika Waltari was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching School House.
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- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Tom Netherton: Munich, Germany -- Singer (Lawrence Welk Show).
- [Frederick] Dennis: Greene; rocker (Sha Na Na - "Shannon").
- Caskey Swaim in Lexington: North Carolina, USA; actor (Sergeant Fitz - Project UFO, Friday the 13th Part V).
- Alain Duault: French poet, writer, musicologist and television/radio presenter.
- Chris Ford: American basketball Head Coach, Clippers.
- Daryl Braithwaite: Australian singer-songwriter (Sherbet)
- Mohammad Rahimi: Iranian lawyer and politician 2nd Vice President of Iran
- Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles
- First recorded case of snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
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